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Meet Dr. Pierre Krystkowiak at Mediclinic Airport Road Hospital

Dr. Pierre is a Consultant Neurologist in Abu Dhabi

Posted on

16 February 2020

Last updated on 17 February 2020

Dr. Pierre Krystkowiak has over 20 years of experience in the treatment of neurological diseases.

After receiving his medical degree then Neurology qualification from the University of Lille 2, Lille, France, Dr. Krystkowiak practised for 10 years as a specialist neurologist in Lille University Hospital.

Meanwhile, he passed his PhD in Biomechanics and Physiology of Motor Performance in 2003 (University of Paris-Sud, Orsay, France).

He was appointed Professor of Neurology in 2007 and moved to Amiens University Hospital and University of Picardie Jules Verne, Amiens, France, as a consultant neurologist. He also held academic positions such as Vice-President for Healthcare to the Scientific Board of the University of Picardie Jules Verne, and as Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Medicine. He was elected by his peers as Medical Director of Amiens University Hospital, a position he held from 2015 to 2019.

He is presently on leave from the University of Picardie Jules Verne and has joined Mediclinic Airport Road Hospital.

He has over 20 years of experience in the treatment of neurological diseases such as epilepsy, migraine and headache, multiple sclerosis and peripheral nerve and muscle diseases.
Furthermore, he has developed expertise in certain areas for which he is considered as a key opinion leader: movement disorders especially Parkinson's disease and related syndromes, Huntington disease, gait disorders and the use of botulinum toxin in neurological disorders. More than 20 years ago, he was one of the pioneers in developing treatment by deep brain stimulation for tremor and Parkinson’s disease, and afterward, for dystonia and chorea.

As a PhD neuroscientist and an expert in clinical research, he has published over 100 articles in international peer reviewed journals, and as a key opinion leader, he serves as a consultant to a number of pharmaceutical companies (Novartis, Medtronic, Allergan, etc.) and to the French Ministry of Health Service as well.

He is a member of national and international societies such as the French Neurological Society, the Movement Disorders Society, and the Huntington Study Group.

Special interests

  • Dizziness, gait disorders, and falls
  • Migraine and headache
  • Tremor and other movement disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Botulinum toxin in neurological disorders
  • Parkinson disease and related disorders
  • Deep brain stimulation in neurological and psychiatric disorders
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Peripheral nerve and muscle diseases

Languages spoken

English, French

Dr. Pierre Krystkowiak

Dr. Pierre Krystkowiak
Consultant Neurologist
Mediclinic Airport Road Hospital

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Mediclinic Airport Road Hospital is a modern facility established in 2008 with a total licensed capacity of 134 beds. The hospital provides a wide range of inpatient and outpatient services including a 24-hour Emergency department.

Airport Road, next to the Airport Road Park